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Expanded Recall of Canned Pork Products Due to the Presence of Low Levels of Nitrofurans Metabolite

Issue Date

7 December 2007

Source of Information

Centre for Food Safety (CFS), Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD)

Food Product

Canned pork products

Name of Product

Shanghai MaLing B2 Pork Luncheon Meat (Less sodium)



MaLing Stewed Pork Ribs  
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Product Description


 

Canned luncheon meat. Each can weighs 340g. The affected products carry the batch no. of B2 5.

 

 

Canned Stewed Pork Ribs. Each can weighs 397g. The affected products carry the batch no. of T12 10.  

Durability Indication

 

Best Before Date : 26/12/2009  

 

Best Before Date : 17/8/2010  

Reason for
Recall


 

Presence of low level of a metabolite of Nitrofurans. The amount detected was 0.0022ppm.
 

 

Presence of low level of a metabolite of Nitrofurans. The amount detected was 0.0016ppm.

 

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety


The sole agents of the concerned products have initiated a recall and stopped selling the affected products. CFS has informed the Mainland authorities of the latest test results and will continue to follow up the case.

Advice to
the Trade

Stop selling the affected products.

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products.

Further Information

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
7 December 2007

 

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